Students used their bodies to explore their understanding of stability and structures when they attempted to create human pyramids. Making a stable structure out of wiggly grade 3s was more difficult than anticipated...
How to make a human pyramid
How would you explain the process to make a stable human pyramid?
What we focused on:
- Using our science vocabulary: foundation, base, stable (stability), sturdy and structure.
- Making clear, concise sentences with enough detail to allow someone else to recreate the pyramid.
Strong bases for a flower vase
Task: Using a paper roll as a starting point, create a vase that is stable and will hold a bouquet of flowers (we used a heavy stick to test)